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The Man Who Intervened at My Lai

Hugh Thompson waits to be introduced during March 1998 ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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Hugh Thompson waits to be introduced during March 1998 ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.